"How Strong Women Will Save Civilization"


Main Course:

Skills & Strength:

    • Snatch, 5 x 2 of:

      • Intensity:  1 pull into Hang Snatch
      • Load: Segmented Pull into Segmented Power Clean into Overhead Squat
      • Mechanics: Segmented pull into segmented power snatch
      • record scaling and heaviest successful double to comments


  • 5 rounds

    • 3 Snatch, 155/105
    • 7 Burpees over Bar
    • record total reps to comments



  • It’s Friday! EAT!

Food for Thought:

“Don’t deny yourself food. You can have what you want, when you want, as much as you want… just not today. If you plan your recklessness, your plan is no longer reckless.” ~ The Cook



  1. 130125

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    Cleans => Load => 115 (PR – up from 85)
    WoD => 8:10 => this was harder than it seemed. But awesome!

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    5×2 Pull + Hang Snatch @ 115#
    WOD: 7:14 @ 115#

    Snatches felt good today, decent quickness under the bar, could have gone up a bit

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    5 X 2 Snatch pull + hang snatch 78#

    WOD: 6:27 @ 78#, could not get my hips open this morning, should have slowed down

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    Snatch (Intensity): 105
    WoD: 9:33 @ 105

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    Snatchy Snatchy: 165#s (pull to a hang snatch from the knee)

    WOD: 8:08 Rxd (155#s)

    I imagine an elite level athlete could complete this WOD in less than 3 mins. Ill keep working towards that level. This was quite challenging after pulling of the ground three times the week (clean, snatch, deadlift, snatch). I really tried to focus in on hitting my points and keeping the bar close to my body. I had a few good ones and about a million close to good ones. 😀

    Dessert: Abductor shuffles, mobility and foam rollin.

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    Snatch: 83# worked on form…thanks for the tips BJ!

    WOD: 10:11 at 73# this was much harder than I expected.

    Dessert: :) LOL

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    Snatch: 125# snatches are feeling good, but could use some more practice at the bottom in the groove and keeping the bar close to the chest.

    WOD: 7:75 @ 115# 2 failed reps over all on the snatches. should be getting full squats on all of them, but didn’t.

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      messed up my WOD Time. should be 7:57

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    Looks like a fun WOD – I’m missing out.

    CrossFit on 18th in Kansas City for me;

    WOD: 21-15-9 Power Snatch (#85)/Pull-ups – 9:07
    Dessert: 21-15-9 T2B/V-ups; check

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    Snatches with PVC. BJ noted issues with my squat so worked on those as well.

    WOD: Substituted 7 rounds of black banded hip thruster thingies and perfect form knee push-ups

    Dessert: Rag patrol – nice!

    Have a good weekend everyone!

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    Snatch – Worked up to 123
    WOD: 6:47 rx’d (103#)

    • 130125

      nice job!

  12. 130125

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    Snatch: 65# with OHS. OHS needs a lot of work.
    WoD: 12:11 w/ 65#. Once again OHS needs lots of work.

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    Snatch: worked up to and at 83 for a while. Felt good.

    WOD: 7:47 @ 83#.

    My first snatch was great and then it was all downhill from there. As I got tired, I reverted back to my weird split snatch mess instead of just getting under the damn bar.

    Dessert: did a set of 10 banded pull-ups (red) and then a set of 10+ kipping PUs (lost count).

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    Snatch: Worked to 135
    WOD: 5:45 @ 135#, I power snatched all of these and not sure thats how it was supposed to go, I blame Ben

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    Snatch: 27 (bar +5)
    WOD: 11:42 (I am old and slow, but I am determined.)

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